Name: Helen Wakely
Age: 49 (but is 12 at heart)
From: Haddington, East Lothian in Scotland
Occupation: Lady of Leisure, but other than that she works two days a week at the Scottish Seabird Centre. She shows tourists around and also finds birds on the web camera to show them.
Years at Vindolanda: since 2003
Other Digs: Roman Maryport with Time Team and an 18th century Pineapple house in Haddington
General Likes: reading, wildlife and chocolate
Favourite Memory from Vindolanda: Helen’s favourite memory was when she found a tiny terra cotta lamp that was almost intact. It was museum quality and might have been a small votive. This was found while digging in the stone fort northwest ramparts.